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Empowering and supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Programs  

Day Habilitation

Day Habilitation

For adults with complex needs, we provide physical, occupational, speech and music therapies with full-time nursing supervision.

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Employment & Day Services

Assisted by job counselors, participants are placed individually or in crews within a variety of community businesses.

Family Support

Family Support

Offering a broad range of recreational programs, advocacy services, educational seminars and a multitude of resources to children and families.

Residential

Residential Services

Charles River provides housing to adults with developmental disabilities in Needham, Newton, Wellesley, Natick and other MetroWest communities.

Featured News  

Step into Action! Join the Xtra Mile Walking Club

 STEP INTO ACTION!!     Xtra Mile Walking Club   Charles River Center - Framingham   Charles River Center - Needham        In collaboration with Massachusetts Special Olympics, the Charles River Center has established. . .

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Have you read the 2020 Late Fall/Winter 2021 Lamp?

Click here to download the latest edition of the Lamp Newsletter

The Lamp Newsletter

COVID-19 Updates from President Anne-Marie Bajwa

During this unprecedented health crisis, Charles River Center's President, Anne-Marie Bajwa, will be issuing regular updates regarding what steps are being taken to ensure. . .

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COVID-19 Updates from President Anne-Marie Bajwa

During this unprecedented health crisis, Charles River Center's President, Anne-Marie Bajwa, will be issuing regular updates regarding what steps are being taken to ensure. . .

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Events 

5K Run/1 Mile Walk

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09/26/21 @ 11:00 AM
Charles River Center, Needham
 Please join us for the 11th Annual Charles River Center 5K Run/1 Mile. . .